Michael Riddering - How a self-learner became a course creator
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In episode 26 of The Product Design Podcast, Seth Coelen interviews Michael Riddering, Founding Designer of Maven and Creator of Figma Academy. Many of you may already know him as Ridd!

Ridd has worked for his own startup and spent time building more experience through freelancing and agency work. He currently lives in Michigan and started working remotely for Maven last year. He spends his days thinking about online course platforms, marketing, and teaching design.

During our interview with Ridd you will learn:

๐Ÿ‘‰ How Ridd accidentally backed into product design
๐Ÿค” What he wishes he knew earlier on in his career
โœจ Why Figma academy exists
๐Ÿ‘€ Tips to stand out when you find the role that was made for you
๐Ÿ’ก What it is like creating your own course
๐Ÿ”ฅ Action to take at any point during your career

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